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Banana Hill Art Gallery

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Banana Hill

If you are in the area or coming back from the tea farms in the Limuru area, take a quick stop... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Kathryn W
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Interesting art gallery and collection

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 May 2017
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11 Mar 2017
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Limuru Rd | Ruaka, Nairobi 0254, Kenya
+254 733 882660
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Shine Tany is artist and owner of this contemporary art gallery. He exhibits work of many local artist. I have bought a lot there.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area or coming back from the tea farms in the Limuru area, take a quick stop here. They have a large collection of contemporary African art, and the prices were better than what I saw last time I was in...More

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My friends and I stopped here briefly. It's in the middle of a slum but it's got surprisingly good art. Definitely worth checking out if you happen to be driving by.

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Once upon a time, far far away, in a magical county called Banana, where regular church goers have all transformed in Banana Bible Believers and Little Servants of the Sacred Heart make up the law amidst the straw-wooden huts amongst which the Bananas live, we...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little challenging - but the collection of art if quite extensive both it terms of style and size. Price range is wide based on artists, but range...More

Thank dumboorient
Reviewed 9 March 2016

It is situated in any area that is not quite safe- but it housed local artists who is doing tremendous work to increase art in Kenya.

Thank lisawee216
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Love haven for art lovers. worth a visit. It is a few kilometres from Nairobi along Limuru road. You will love the country side breeze with appealing tea plantations.

Thank Fridah J
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The gallery is a bit challenging to reach, located in a village outside of the Gigiri area of Nairobi. The main exhibition area is fairly well done, but the remainder of the paintings are stacked like wood in the back and hard to browse. Prices...More

Thank Wandering_Canad1an
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Very much worth a visit for those interested in contemporary art of Kenya, especially painting. This visit is worth combining with beautiful area of tea plantations, just 10 km further out of town, and a tea or meal in the traditional Kentmere Club, with old...More

Thank TomaszKenya
Reviewed 20 August 2014

A quaint art gallery that displays some great works of art. They organise regular exhibitions. It makes for a nice day out and taking a drive after the gallery makes a very scenic and worth while experience.

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